Vanilla Crescent Cookies Vanillekipferl

Total Time
Prep 30 mins
Cook 15 mins

Nice little treats posted for ZWT#6 2010


  1. Sieve the flour into a heap on a pastry board or into a large bowl.
  2. Cut the cold butter into small pieces and mix with the flour. Add powdered sugar, ground almonds or hazelnuts and the egg.
  3. Rinse hands with cold water and quickly knead mixture into a crisp dough. Chill for half an hour.
  4. Form thumb thick rolls from the dough, cut into 1 cm wide pieces, roll and form crescents.
  5. Bake at slow to medium heat (160° Celsius) for 10-15 minutes, or until very light gold in colour.